For those interested in making earth-friendly choices around their home, there are plenty of eco shopping options for pet care as well. There are plenty of ways to eliminate unnecessary waste caused by pets and opt instead for eco-friendly pet products.
When your family pet has fleas, you want to get rid of the infestation as quick as possible, for the animal’s sake and yours. However, most flea products contain powerful chemicals that aren’t so friendly to the environment. Fortunately there are flea treatments available today which contain no chemicals at all. This is a far safer option, especially if there are young children around the house and pet. There are also all-natural, herbal flea collars, made with citronella, lemongrass, and other oils, made for both cats and dogs.
Every pet needs a cozy place to sleep at night and knowing their bed is eco-friendly will help you sleep at night, too. Environment-friendly cat or dog beds are made from recycled plastic bottles for the filling, eliminating all the waste caused by cotton or polyester stuffing. The covers are sometimes made of all-natural hemp cloth. The recycled material is soft and comfortable for a good night’s sleep, but tough enough to last.
For the dog with a vegan diet, there are plenty of dog foods on the market totally meat, soy, and dairy-free. These healthy options are certified to be pesticide-free and have no artificial ingredients. Whether your pet has allergies or you want them to have the same eco-friendly diet you do, there are dog food brands available for you.
Buying toys for the family pet is a lot of fun and so is seeing the joy they get from being active and playful. However, to save the earth from additional waste, consider more green options for pet toys. Hemp rope toys are great for playing tug-of-war with your dog and don’t contain any harmful plastic or artificial parts. Hemp chew toys stuffed with hypo-allergenic filler are a safe and smart alternative as well.